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Higher Levels of Exercise in Childhood Improve Heart Health

Engaging in higher levels of physical activity in childhood is associated with better cardiovascular health indicators, according to a study published online June 11 in Pediatrics.

Inadequate Fruit, Veggies Explain Many Cardiovascular Deaths

Inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption may account for a considerable proportion of cardiovascular disease deaths each year, according to research presented during Nutrition 2019, the annual meeting of the American Society for Nutrition, held from June 8 to 11 in Baltimore.

Cardiovascular Health Poorer in Army Personnel Than Civilians

Fewer U.S. Army personnel have ideal cardiovascular health compared with their peers in the civilian population, according to a study published online June 5 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Heart Patients at Risk When Pharmacies Close

When pharmacies close, people with heart disease stop taking widely used heart medications, such as statins, beta-blockers, and oral anticoagulants, according to a study published online April 19 in JAMA Network Open.